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gCaptain’s full coverage of western sanctions against Russia for its war in Ukraine.

Saturday, March 18, 2023
Laden crude oil tanker approaches the port of Qingdao, China in the morning fog

Tanker Giants Sprout From Nowhere To Keep Russian Oil Moving

By Elizabeth Low Mar 18, 2023 (Bloomberg) –At a downtown office block in Mumbai, packing tape peels off a black door whose handle appears to have

March 18, 2023
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Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Russian Oil Floods UAE’s Fujairah Port

By Jeslyn Lerh DUBAI, March 14 (Reuters) – Oil storage demand and transit volumes are poised to grow further at the United Arab

March 14, 2023
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Monday, March 6, 2023
tanker at sea

Russian Crude Heads to UAE as Sanctions Divert Flows

By Alex Lawler LONDON, March 6 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates has been taking more cargoes of Russian crude oil, according to ship tracking data

March 6, 2023
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tanker at sea

Russia Oil Still Switching Hands Off Spain Coast

By Sherry Su (Bloomberg) — A large amount of Russian oil continues to be transfered between tankers just a few miles off the coast of Spain — just a

March 6, 2023
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Saturday, March 4, 2023

Russia Wheat Exports Nearly Double What They Were Before War

By Áine Quinn and Megan Durisin (Bloomberg) –After a slow start to the season, Russia’s grain exports are booming as buyers load up on its

March 4, 2023
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Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Russian Oil Tankers

Russian Oil Exports Prove Resilient to Full Force of Western Bans

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Russia’s seaborne oil exports remained resilient in February, as the nation found new buyers even as the full force of

February 28, 2023
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Sunday, February 26, 2023

Russia Sold Oil Far Above Price Cap, Researchers Say

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) –Russian companies got far more money from selling the country’s oil than previously thought in the weeks that

February 26, 2023
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Thursday, February 23, 2023

Bay Off Southern Greece Becomes Cog in Russia’s Oil Supply Chain

By Julian Lee, Alberto Nardelli and Slav Okov (Bloomberg) — Millions of barrels of Russian crude and fuels have been switched between tankers just a few

February 23, 2023
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Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Sanctions on Russian Diesel Show Early Signs of Working

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — With international sanctions on Russia’s diesel shipments now in place for more than two weeks, the early signs are

February 21, 2023
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Monday, February 20, 2023
Russian Oil Tankers

Russia’s Shadow Tanker Fleet Swells

By Asad Zulfiqar and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — A $2.2 billion fleet of oil tankers has been assembled to keep Russian crude and fuels exports

February 20, 2023
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Maersk Sells Logistics Assets in Russia Amid Exit

COPENHAGEN, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Shipping and logistics group A.P. Moller-Maersk has agreed to sell its two logistics sites in Russia

February 20, 2023
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Friday, February 17, 2023

Russian Shadow Fleet Emerges From Data on Empty Oil Tankers

By Chunzi Xu and Prejula Prem (Bloomberg) — First, a small armada of oil tankers emerged to help Russia beat sanctions. Now hundreds of fuel vessels are

February 17, 2023
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Cyprus Rallies EU Partners to Get Shipping Sector Support

By Michele Kambas NICOSIA, Feb 17 (Reuters) – Cyprus is speaking to other European Union member states to shore up support for

February 17, 2023
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Thursday, February 16, 2023
oil tanker

Western Mediterranean Drug Trafficking Hub Used to Obscure Russian Oil, Report Says

By Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) — There’s been a rise in shipping practices used to move Russian crude and oil products that are aimed at deceiving

February 16, 2023
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Maersk-Operated Tanker Denied Entry by Spain Seeks New Port

LONDON, Feb 16 (Reuters) – Singapore-flagged tanker Maersk Magellan is looking for another location after being stopped from entering a Spanish port

February 16, 2023
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Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Russia’s Dark Tanker Fleet Gets Stretched Sailing Thousands of Miles

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg) — Russia assembled a huge fleet of tankers to beat western sanctions. They’re struggling to get the job done, writes

February 15, 2023
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Maersk Tanker Denied Entry to Spanish Port Over Russian-Linked Oil Transfer

LONDON/MADRID, Feb 15 (Reuters) – A ship operated by Denmark’s Maersk Tankers has been banned from Spanish ports, Spanish officials said,

February 15, 2023
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Monday, February 13, 2023
Aerial view of tanker ship at sea

Increased Cooperation Eases Shipowners’ Sanctions Exposure

By Ira Breskin, NEW YORK– Despite being clunky, sanctions that prohibit shipowners from lifting or transporting certain grades of Russian petroleum and

February 13, 2023
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Sunday, February 12, 2023
China Oil Tankers In Port

China’s Oil Giants Want More Russian Crude

(Bloomberg) China’s state-owned oil refining giants are speeding up purchases of Russian crude, citing the allure of cheap cargoes from the OPEC+ producer

February 12, 2023
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Saturday, February 11, 2023
Laden crude oil tanker approaches the port of Qingdao, China in the morning fog

Cost of Shipping Gasoline Jumps 405% After Russia Sanctions

By Prejula Prem and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) –The cost of moving gasoline and other fuels on ocean-going tankers is soaring days after sanctions

February 11, 2023
Total Views: 8619